Chief Business Officer - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2204980
Chief Business Officer - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences provides inpatient and outpatient services to children, adolescents, and adults with mental illnesses. T he major site for inpatient services is the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH). We provide inpatient care to children, adolescents, and adults in the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), a 106-bed facility on the campus of the Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Outpatient services include the Vanderbilt Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (VAPOC), the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (CAPOC), and several school-based programs.
Our faculty members are also engaged in patient care and the teaching of students and resident physicians at the Nashville VA Medical Center. The neighboring Veterans Administration Hospital, across a small courtyard from our campus, is a training site for our medical students and residents.
Our research portfolio includes clinical, translational and preclinical studies of brain and behavior. The research community at Vanderbilt is ideal for us, with many resources and outstanding faculty.
This position works in tandem with the Chair for Psychiatry and Behavioral Science to meet the strategic, educational, research, and administrative objectives of the department. A high level of professionalism and organization is required as this position will interact with a diverse faculty and staff population as well as leaders and peers across the Medical Center and other academic institutions.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Serve as strategic partner with the Chair, for developing new programs, telehealth options, and regional expansions of services
Work effectively with key leaders to achieve institutional and departmental objectives
Ensure accurate data and reporting to support initiatives
Lead, develop, and retain a strong staff.
Participate in departmental and institutional meetings and programs as representative of the Chair.
Ensure that institutional policies and best practices are incorporated into all aspects of the department.
Collaborate closely with providers and Finance to ensure appropriate billings and reimbursements for services.
Ensure that budgets and financial goals are developed and monitored so that margin targets are achieved
Ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce to support the department and those we serve.
Create an organizational culture that provides a safe, satisfying and enriching environment for employees and provides a qualified, competent staff.
Provide sound personnel and payroll administration to ensure internal salary equity within the department.
Develop and implement a fiscal program based on long range plans and forecasts of needs and costs.
Serve as Chief Business Officer for the department; function as the contact point regarding departmental fiscal and administrative matters.
Recommend distribution and allocation of general department resources.
Formulate and administer policies and procedures for management and maintenance of physical plant.
Make space allocation and equipment purchase recommendations.
Consult and coordinate with VUMC services for upkeep, renovation and other services.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelors' degree and a minimum of seven years demonstrated strategic management experience including budgets, financial reports and ability to navigate and interface with multiple departments in the organization and supervising direct reports.
Preferred experience and skills:
Candidate should have a background in administrative leadership of mental health services; telehealth experience helpful
Advanced degree in business or health services preferred
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated administrative leadership experience and strong interpersonal skills
Professional work style with high level of problem-solving skills
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.
As the largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt's benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.
Additional Information: This is a full-time position. Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed, and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.
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